The Fletcher School

  • The Fletcher School is a non-profit, independent school offering a comprehensive educational program designed to build the academic, social and emotional competence of students with specific learning disabilities and/or ADHD. The program enables students in grades K-12 to experience success and embrace their unique talents. Our bright, often gifted students learn in small classes with a very structured environment using multisensory techniques of instruction.
  • The Rankin Institute is the outreach component of The Fletcher School.
  • The Institute offers training and resources to the community in order to increase awareness and improve services for students with specific learning disabilities.
  • Workshops and classes are available for parents, professionals, and community members.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council for Exceptional Children
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit or Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage based and ADHD
Year Founded1982

Student Body

Total Students267 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeThe Fletcher School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size6 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineApr. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$23,224
Tuition Notes2016-2017: Grades K-5 tuition $23224 Grades 6-12 tuition $24490
% on Financial Aid
12%
Average Financial Aid Grant$8,300
Admissions DirectorSusan Culp
Admissions AssociateElizabeth Ashe

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballGolf,
SoccerSwimming,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Studio, Beta Club, Girls on the Run, Karate Art Studio, Beta Club, Karate, Girls on the Run,

School Notes

  • The Fletcher School - Where Performance Meets Potential 
  • The Fletcher School is a place of extraordinary potential-a joyful learning environment lit by the smiles of our students.  You need only spend a few moments in our corridors or classrooms to hear, to see, and to understand the Fletcher difference.
  • We are an independent, K-12 school offering a college preparatory curriculum for students with learning differences. Our bright, talented, and often gifted students learn in small, structured classes with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio. Utilizing the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching, instruction is sequential, cumulative, and repetitious in order for students to achieve mastery. Individual and prescriptive plans of instruction are developed for each student. Multisensory learning techniques are employed and school-issued, 1:1 Apple devices support and enhance student learning. Our comprehensive program is designed to build the academic, social, and emotional competence of our students. Fletcher Falcons are assured in their abilities and strengths, and stride forward with purpose on the path to fulfillment and life success.
  • Applicants are considered for admission based on documentation of average or above-average intelligence, difficulty in one or more academic areas or learning processes, and an LD and/or ADHD diagnosis. Evidence that learning disabilities are not the result of primary emotional or behavioral problems is required.
  • Contact Information
  • 5800 Sardis RoadCharlotte, NC 28270
  • 704-365-4658
  • www.thefletcherschool.org
  • Facebook: @FletcherFalcons
  • Twitter: @FletcherFalcons
  • Instagram: @fletcherfalcons
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlotte
    The John Crosland School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 90 students
    9.1 miles
    5146 Parkway Plaza Boulevard
    Charlotte, NC 28217
    (704)365-5490
    9.1K-12
    90
  • Charlotte
    Grades: 1-12 | 61 students
    3.2 miles
    6850 Monroe Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28212
    (704)535-8304
    3.21-12
    61
  • Charlotte
    Grades: PK-12 | 993 students
    1.2 miles
    7301 Sardis Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28270
    (704)366-5657
    1.2PK-12
    993
  • Charlotte
    Grades: NS-12
    13.7 miles
    9026 Mallard Creek Road
    Charlotte, NC 28262
    (704)503-6000
    13.7NS-12
    n/a
  • Charlotte
    Grades: NS-12 | 584 students
    10.7 miles
    333 Jeremiah Blvd
    Charlotte, NC 28262
    (704)599-9015
    10.7NS-12
    584

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
October 29, 2017
A fascinating look at where our first Presidents went to school.
October 24, 2017
There are a lot of misconceptions about private schools. This is probably because private schools are indeed private.
October 24, 2017
When making an important decision that will impact the lives of your children, you need to have all the facts in place. We compiled a list of the most important factors to consider when choosing a final private school for your child.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Charlotte, NC is $13,816 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Charlotte, NC is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).